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Armathwaite, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were treated to dinner with friends who had travelled up from Dorset. Dawn was very attentive. The meal was superb. Cheese soufflé starter highly recommended. Compliments to the Chef!! We can see the pub from our house and are delighted with the turnaround. During the previous two tenancies, the experience was so poor we only went in twice. We... More 

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016 via mobile

I came to try their new 'taster menu' which they serve from 5pm-6.30pm. I came with my mum just for a quick tea and the portion size was ideal! Not too much but not too little, we didn't want to order from the main menu as we weren't too hungry and wanted room for one of the delicious puddings! My... More 

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Kirkoswald, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016

My wife and I called for a light lunch. We were greeted by a lady and gentleman very warmly. My wife had a soup and sandwich deal and I had an open sandwich. The food was served promptly by a rather nervous, but very pleasant young waitress. We thought it was very good. We understand that the pub has only... More 

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3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2016 via mobile

Had dinner, last night, from the specials offered on the menu. Good quality food, excellently cooked and presented. The recent change of management has breathed life back into what was a flagging business. At long last this pub/ hotel is going in one direction.... Up.

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Carlisle, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2016

After a long day working my partner and I decided not to cook supper but to dine out instead, we rang and booked a table no problem at all, when we arrived we were shown to our table and ordered drinks and were given menus, after looking at menu we ordered starters and mains, well, the starters were lush, I... More 

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Epworth, England, United Kingdom
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42 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2016 via mobile

Visited with family after a day of walking. The pub was very clean and well presented. The food was very nice but the service was average; the young waitresses all seemed a little nervous. They were friendly but nervous and on edge. One thing I did note is that the manageress didn't make a great deal of effort to say... More 

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Penrith, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2016 via mobile

We felt too lazy to cook tonight and popped down to our local under new management with a new chef. Really delicious twice baked soufflé, followed by very good fish and chips. Lovely relaxed atmosphere and good friendly service. Definitely a good notch up from normal pub grub. Perfect evening and we will be back.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

This pub is located in a lovely little village, right by the bridge and about 15 mins from the M6 junction 41. We arrived to a friendly welcome, a clean and tidy room and then enjoyed a relaxing bar meal and drinks. Breakfast next morning was very good and set us up for our journey. We used this en route... More 

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London, England, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

after being stuck on the motorway for hours and arriving late staff went out of their way for us , thankyou for cooking food for us after the 9pm shut off ,fantastic place to stay staff friendly and helpful and the food is stunning

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

We have stayed at a few places over the few years that I have been coming up to Cumbria, but the duke's head was the most friendly and i felt at home , the room was nice and the food was very good, we will deanery be back next year

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Julie W, Manager at Dukes Head Inn, responded to this review

Was lovely having such a nice couple, you can come any time. More 

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Amenities

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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Duke's Head Inn is in a popular Cumbrian village, set in the heart of the Eden Valley. Armathwaite is adjacent to the river Eden, popular with walkers, canoeists and anglers. Armathwaite's station, just a 5 minute walk from the Duke's Head, is on the Carlisle-Settle railway line. We have five letting rooms, with en-suite or private bathrooms. Our restaurant is open seven days a week, with daily, seasonal specials, We always have at least two cask ales available in our lounge and snug bars, where you are ensured of a warm welcome. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Dukes Head Inn

Address: Front Street, Armathwaite, Carlisle CA4 9PB, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Carlisle > Armathwaite
Price Range: $114 - $127 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
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